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The Good Lord Bird
When and where to watch: February 16, Showtime
The Good Lord Bird is a drama miniseries adapted from a novel by James McBride. The series is historical fiction, told from the perspective of an enslaved boy called Onion who is part of John Brown’s group of abolitionist soldiers. This real-life group was ultimately responsible for instigating the Civil War in 1861. The Showtime series stars Ethan Hawke as John Brown and Daveed Diggs as Frederick Douglass. Hawke is also executive producer alongside Jason Blum, who has produced the Paranormal Activity, The Purge, and Insidious franchises.